Ah, Auckland—the city of sails! With its stunning skyline, vibrant culture and iconic landmarks, it’s no surprise that you would want to explore this incredible place. From exploring the beautiful beaches by day to taking in some of the best music venues by night – there really is something for everyone here in Auckland
Whether you fancy a romantic hotel getaway for two, preparing for a trip to Auckland and wondering where to stay, don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. We have curated seven of the best hotels in Auckland for you to read, review and book your break today.
Browse our guide for the best hotels in Auckland and book yourself at one of these stunning hotels today.
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1. The Grand By SkyCity Hotel
📍 90 Federal St., Auckland, 1010 NZ
💶 From $359 NZD
|✓ Golf||✓ Room Service||✓ Meeting Rooms||✓ Fitness Center|
|✓ Bar||✓ WiFi||✓ On-site Restaurant||✓ Facilities For Disabled Guests|
Perfectly located in the heart of Auckland, the Grand by SkyCity offers contemporary 5-star rooms and suites with views of Auckland Harbour and the city skyline.
This hotel has it all, fine dining restaurants, cafes, entertainment, SkyCity is the home to a theatre, world-class Casino, and there is a relaxing spa that offers a full range of facial and body treatments. The rooms at the Grand by SkyCity are modern and spacious rooms, with a range of rooms beginning with the Grand Room all the way up to the Grand Presidential Suite.
This hotel has an array of delicious cuisine from their restaurants and bars, including award-winning recipes by acclaimed New Zealand chef Peter Gordon.
2. Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour
📍 21 Viaduct Harbour Avenue, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010 New Zealand
☎ 64 9 909 9000
💶 From $420 NZD
|✓ Free internet||✓ Valet parking||✓ Bar / lounge||✓ Fitness Center|
|✓ Pool||✓ Restaurant||✓ Air conditioning||✓ Room Types|
You’ll feel like royalty during your stay at the Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour Hotel. A short 15 walk away from the heart of Auckland City, the hotel overlooks the shimmering harbour.
All luxuriously appointed bedrooms and suites have private balconies, floor-to-ceiling windows and oversized bathrooms with separate rain showers and deep soaking bathtubs. After a day of exploring, that is if you want to leave this luxurious hotel you have the options to dine at the à la carte restaurant, relax with a coffee at the café, or enjoy drinks at the champagne bar. An expensive hotel but is totally worth it.
3. The Hotel Britomart
📍 29 Galway Street, 1010 Auckland, New Zealand
☎ +64 9-300 9595
💶 From $300 NZD
|✓ Room Types||✓ Fitness centre||✓ Valet parking||✓ Room Service|
|✓ Boating||✓ Free WiFi||✓ Air conditioning||✓ Family rooms|
|✓ Restaurants||✓ Room service||✓ Ocean View||✓ City view|
Opened in 2020, The Hotel Britomart is the ultimate getaway where you will be truly spoiled. Set in the Britomart district of Auckland, The Hotel Britomart is located 1.8 miles from Devonport Beach, less than 0.6 miles from Sky Tower and a 15-minute walk from Aotea Centre. Britomart is home to the flagship stores of New Zealand’s best fashion designers, along with boutiques showcasing the world’s best brands.
The Hotel Britomart has 99 guest rooms and five beautiful suites, their guest rooms come with snug timber-lined walls, beautifully tiled bathrooms, built-in sofas, hand-made ceramics and minibars full of locally sourced treats. And their suites are named after bays at The Landing, the luxury destination in New Zealand’s Bay of Islands.
The Hotel Britomart has a selection of incredible bars and eateries with dishes that are bursting with flavour, which include Kingi, Mr Morris, Café Hanoi, Ostro, Ghost Street, Caretaker and Miann. Open for breakfast, lunch & dinner every day from 7 am until late.
This hotel is a higher-priced hotel but as far as value for money goes it’s one of the best if not the best hotels in Auckland.
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4. Park Hyatt Auckland
📍 99 Halsey Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
☎ +64 9-300 9595
💶 From $395 NZD
|✓ Restaurant On-Site||✓ Room Service||✓ Fitness Center||✓ Spa|
|✓ Pool||✓ Digital Check-In||✓ Laundry||✓ Concierge|
|✓ Meeting Facilities||✓ 24-hour Room Service||✓ Special Events||✓ 5 Star|
Enjoy a luxurious, 5-star experience at Park Hyatt Auckland, located on the water’s edge and will offer expansive views.
Reynyard Quarter’s Lighter Basin and out to the Waitematā Harbour. The hotel has 195 guestrooms, with spacious and comfortable rooms – ideal for holiday goers, business travellers and families to relax after a long day of exploring Auckland. For some much-needed pampering, head down to the spa at Park Hyatt Auckland where you can relax, unwind and escape with a selection of treatments to choose from.
Park Hyatt Auckland’s signature restaurant, Onemata, offers the finest ingredients and the menu is inspired by traditional cuisines with a modern twist.
If you don’t want your fitness routine to be compromised while travelling. You can use the 24-hour fitness centre with a full range of cardiovascular, strength and weight-training equipment. Or you can take a dip in the 25m infinity pool, which has views of Wynyard Quarter’s Lighter Basin.
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5. The Convent Hotel
📍 454 Great North Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1021 New Zealand
☎ +64 (0) 9 266 8368
💶 From $149 NZD
|✓ Rooms & Suites||✓ Free parking||✓ Free WiFi||✓ Kitchenette|
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A historic and boutique hotel, The Convent Hotel is the perfect place to escape from the chaotic city, whilst actually only being a stones’ throw from Auckland’s centre. Constructed back in 1992 this beautiful, 22-room converted nunnery in Grey Lynn is filled with history.
The rooms are a mix of original heritage character filled with modern amenities. The Convent is also home to the incredibly delicious Italian-inspired eatery, Ada. This hotel is the place for a unique and memorable stay without the expensive price tag.
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6. QT Auckland
📍 4 Viaduct Harbour Avenue, 1010 Auckland, New Zealand
☎ +64 (0) 9 266 8368
💶 From $350 NZD
|✓ Rooms & Suites||✓ Restaurant||✓ Free WiFi||✓ Room Service|
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When you book a stay at QT Auckland – you won’t regret it. QT hotels are amazing and the Auckland QT is no exception. Opened in 2020, this hotel is centrally located to both the city and the harbour. The rooms are spacious rooms with funky and trendy decor filled with cool design details.
This hotel has an awesome restaurant called Esther, that brings the authentic tastes of the Mediterranean’s sun-soaked shores to Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour. Renowned head chef Sean Connolly uses home-grown ingredients to share traditional techniques and flavours. After you’ve finished dining at Esther, head to the rooftop bar and treat yourself to tasty cocktails whilst looking out over the Viaduct.
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7. Barclay Suites
📍 74 Albert Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010 New Zealand
☎ +64 9-916 1888
💶 From $200 NZD
|✓ Internet||✓ Dining||✓ Parking||✓ Spa||✓ Fitness|
Situated in the heart of Auckland’s CBD, Barclay Suites offers modern, self-contained accommodation, there are 95 one or two bedrooms with certain rooms overlooking the city and where you can enjoy sweeping views of the Auckland Harbour Bridge and the sparkling Waitemata Harbour. The hotel offers free WiFi per day, access to a fully equipped gym, and parking.
The hotel is a street away from Queen St, Auckland’s iconic central thoroughfare, one block away from Sky City and just a few blocks away from the Viaduct and Britomart, renowned for their restaurants, entertainment and shopping. From there it’s a short walk to Auckland’s stunning waterfront or Vector Arena. The Barclay also offers connections to Auckland Airport, cruises, concert venues and Eden Park.
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That’s A Wrap
There’s our round-up of some of the best hotels in Auckland, where a good night’s sleep on crisp clean sheets is just what you need before a day of exploring in Auckland, whether it is hitting up the shops in Queen Street or a day exploring Auckland. There is something for all tastes and budgets, whether cheap accommodation or luxury five-star or boutique hotels.